Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. to Run for U.S. President, Announcement Event April 19

BOSTON, MA—APRIL 6, 2023—Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who hails from one of the most famous families in American political history, will announce his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States on Wednesday, April 19 at Noon, at the Boston Park Plaza in Boston, Massachusetts

Kennedy campaign representatives Wednesday filed paperwork with the Federal Elections Commission to move the campaign forward.  

Kennedy is a nationally known trial attorney who has successfully championed numerous environmental causes over his long career. 

Kennedy is the second eldest son of U.S. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, who in 1968 mounted a major campaign in a tumultuous primary that dislodged the incumbent Democratic President Lyndon Johnson.  

President John F. Kennedy, elected in 1960, was Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s uncle, as was Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy.


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